May 2, 2016
Pitchfork examined the connection between music and poetry.
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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:
The Quietus recapped April's best new music.
Book Riot recommended books about the Beatles.
Parquet Courts visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.
Islands' Nick Diamonds ranked the band's albums at Noisey.
Newsweek previewed May's new music releases.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's complicated history of printing Mein Kampf in the United States.
Stream Bob Dylan's cover of Frank Sinatra's "All the Way."
Stream a new Braids track.
The Rumpus interviewed author Anne Enright.
Florist played a Tiny Desk Concert.
Stream a new Aloha song.
Stream a new Local Natives song.
Actor Alan Cumming discussed his favorite books at the New York Times.
Stream Frightened Rabbit's cover of "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen.
Prince's music vault has been opened, and contains enough new music to release an album a year for the next century.
James McBride talked to the Virginian-Pilot about his book Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul.
Tobias Carroll examined secret societies in fiction at Literary Hub.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)